And Sew It Begins
17 designers start a new season to reach New York Fashion Week and become the winner. The designers were asked to incorporate an article of clothing taken from another designer's suitcase into a new design of their own in just five hours.
Larger than Life
The designers have to create a fashion forward outfit representing strong and practical Marie Claire Women. The winning design will be displayed on a 40 foot tall billboard in Times Square.
It's a Party
The designers have to create an outfit from materials from a party supplies store. The winning designer will get immunity for next challenge.
Hats Off To You
In this episode the designers must design an outfit that compliments the famous Philip Treacy's beautiful artistic hats.
There IS an 'I' in Team
The designers are divided in two teams of six, where they have to design a trendy six piece collection for fall 2010. The teams are asked to choose a concept and a textile as the core of their collection.
You Can Totally Wear That Again
The 11 remaining designers must create a fashionable look from a bridesmaid dress.
What's Mine is Yours
The remaining designers make waves when series judge Michael Kors assigns them to create resort attire.
A Rough Day on the Runway
The designers are hemmed in by the politics of fashion when they delve into American sportswear.
Race to the Finish
The designers must create a high-fashion look and a ready-to-wear companion piece to appear in a L'Oreal Paris ad.
There's a Pattern Here
The designers design a fabric for their look that was inspired by a moment from their past.
A Look in the Line
The designers must create three looks appropriate for Heidi Klum's activewear collection. The winner of the challenge has his or her designs manufactured and sold on Amazon.com.
We're in a New York State of Mind
The challenge is to create a look inspired by New York City. The final five designers compete to see who will move on to create their collections for the chance to show at New York Fashion Week.
In Part 1 of the two-part Season 8 finale, mentor Tim Gunn visits the four remaining designers in their hometowns to review the progress of their collections.
The thread of Season 8 episodes ends in the conclusion of the finale, which irons out the style trials and reveals the winning clothier